Community Resources

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    Four County Crisis Response Team

    Mental Health Crisis Services for Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright Counties

    320-253-5555 or 1-800-635-8008
    24 hours a day/7 days a week

    The Crisis Response Team (CRT) is a group of counselors who provide support and assistance to children and adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Call-in services include a crisis hotline, information and referrals, and a link to resources and support. If needed the CRT will travel to your home or a community location to de-escalate the situation and help the individual in crisis cope with immediate stressors.

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    24 hours a day/7 days a week

    Are you in crisis? Are you feeling desperate, alone or hopeless? The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

    Crisis Nurseries (for children 0-12 years of age)

    Lutheran Social Service Crisis Nursery

    Crisis Hotline, Emergency Daycare and Overnight Care for Stearns and Benton Counties

    24 hours a day/7 days a week - No charge
    1205 6th Ave. South, #2, St. Cloud, MN

    PATH Crisis Nursery

    Crisis Hotline, Emergency Daycare and Overnight Care for Wright County

    763-271-1681 or 1-800-965-1430
    24 hours a day/7 days a week - No charge
    9766 Fallon Avenue NE #104, Monticello MN

    Sherburne County Crisis Nursery

    Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm

    Temporary, voluntary, safe place for children for a few hours or up to 72 continuous hours of care. Parents, who are residents of Sherburne County, can call the Crisis Nursery Monday through Friday between 8:00am to 4:30pm at 763-241-2650.

    Caritas Mental Health Clinic Walk-in-Counseling Service

    Mon & Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Fri: 8:30am - 12:30pm
    157 Roosevelt Rd, Suite 100, St Cloud, MN 56301

    A free service available to provide one session of solution-focused help for immediate concerns. No appointments necessary. This is not appropriate for treatment of significant on-going mental health concerns.

    Central Minnesota Mental Health Center: Same Day, Emergency Appointments


    Mon - Fri
    308 12th Ave. South, Buffalo, MN 55313


    Mon - Fri
    407 Washington Street, Monticello, MN 55362

    CMMHC provides a wide range of mental health and chemical dependency services. The Buffalo and Monticello sites have same-day, emergency appointments Monday-Friday where therapists can help determine appropriate next steps to overcome the current crisis. Please call the front desk to determine your crisis needs and “e-slot” availability. A variety of payment options are acceptable, including Private Insurance, Medical Assistance and Medicare. A sliding fee scale for those without insurance, based on ability to pay, may also be available.

    United Way 2-1-1 (formerly First Call for Help)

    Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-543-7709
    24 hours a day/7 days a week

    United Way 2-1-1 is a free and confidential community helpline that helps people access information they need to navigate the ever increasing and complex array of human services.